9 CRR-NY 465.14NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 9. EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT
SUBTITLE J. DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
PART 465. RULES OF PRACTICE
9 CRR-NY 465.14
9 CRR-NY 465.14
465.14 Subpoenas and subpoenas duces tecum.
(a) Who may issue.
(1) The commissioner, an administrative law judge, the division attorney, or other officer or employee of the division designated for this purpose by the commissioner, may issue subpoenas requiring a witness to appear and give sworn testimony whenever necessary to compel attendance.
(2) The commissioner, an administrative law judge, the division attorney, the deputy commissioner for regional affairs, regional director, or other officer or employee of the division designated for this purpose by the commissioner, may issue subpoenas duces tecum to require the production for examination of any books, payrolls, personnel records, correspondence, documents, papers or any other evidence relating to any matter under investigation or in question before the division.
(b) When and where returnable.
Subpoenas duces tecum, issued by the designated division officers and employees, may be made returnable at any stage of any investigation or proceeding pending before the division. Documents, books and records required for a public hearing before an administrative law judge may be subpoenaed and made returnable prior to such hearing at such time and place stated in the subpoena by the issuing officer, or made returnable before the designated division depository officer. Witness subpoenas shall be returnable only at public hearing.
(c) Application for a subpoena.
Subpoenas and subpoenas duces tecum may be issued by the designated division officers and employees upon the application of a party or a party's attorney.
(d) Subpoenas by attorneys.
An attorney appearing for a party may issue subpoenas or subpoenas duces tecum returnable at a hearing before an administrative law judge. Subpoenas for the production of documents, books and records required for a public hearing before an administrative law judge may be made returnable prior to such hearing before the duly designated division depository officer, who shall hold the material produced pursuant to the subpoena for the administrative law judge.
(e) Depository officer.
An officer or employee of the division's office of general counsel may be designated as a depository officer, who shall receive and hold documents, books and records subpoenaed prior to a public hearing or produced at said hearing and required for use during the period between the commencement of a public hearing and any adjourned date thereof. Such records shall be made available for inspection and copying during the ordinary business hours of the division, by appointment, and in accordance with section 2305(c) of the Civil Practice Law and Rules of New York State.
(f) Public bodies.
A subpoena duces tecum directed to a public body or agency does not require approval of a court.
(g) Witness or mileage fees.
Where a subpoena or subpoena duces tecum is issued at the instance of a party, or by an attorney, the cost of service and witness and mileage fees and the burden of service shall be borne by such party or attorney. Such witness and mileage fees shall be the same as are paid at trials in the New York State Supreme Court.
9 CRR-NY 465.14
Current through March 31, 2021
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